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Through personalized learning plans, cutting edge technology, and the active involvement of community partners, West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools takes each student's dreams and turns them into reality.

DISTRICT NEWS

Pilot Knob and Heritage win national Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America
Posted on 03/20/2019
Magnet Schools of America (MSA) has named Pilot Knob STEM Magnet Elementary School and Heritage E-STEM Middle School as Schools of Distinction for 2019.  READ MORE... about Pilot Knob and Heritage win national Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America
Heritage E-STEM Magnet School named PBIS Ambassador School for 2019
Posted on 03/15/2019
Heritage was one of only eleven schools in Minnesota to receive this award for the 2018-2019 school year.   READ MORE... about Heritage E-STEM Magnet School named PBIS Ambassador School for 2019
Garlough Students to Compete in Minnesota Zoo’s ZOOMS STEM Design Challenge
Posted on 03/15/2019
The students’ projects are among top in the state selected to advance. They will compete in a statewide exhibition at the Minnesota Zoo on March 19.  READ MORE... about Garlough Students to Compete in Minnesota Zoo’s ZOOMS STEM Design Challenge
Last day of school for students is now June 5
Posted on 03/12/2019
June 5 will now be the last day of school for all students in order to provide time for teachers and staff to prepare for upcoming construction projects.  READ MORE... about Last day of school for students is now June 5
School District 197 welcomes new Assistant Superintendent and Director of Communications
Posted on 03/08/2019
Two new leaders have joined School District 197 in the roles of assistant superintendent and director of communications.   READ MORE... about School District 197 welcomes new Assistant Superintendent and Director of Communications
Five students recognized in Optimist Club of West St. Paul Essay Contest
Posted on 02/25/2019
The Optimist Club of West St. Paul recently announced the winners of its 10th annual essay contest, which included Taylor Gonsalez, Elizabeth Castillo-Flores, Micah Carson Dove, Ruby Filhart and Alex Taney.   READ MORE... about Five students recognized in Optimist Club of West St. Paul Essay Contest
Construction Preview Open House Events
Posted on 02/05/2019
Attend a Construction Preview Open House Event in March  READ MORE... about Construction Preview Open House Events
Preschool Registration for 2019-2020 starts Feb. 7
Posted on 02/01/2019
Browse the 2019-20 preschool catalog to learn more about early learning options.   READ MORE... about Preschool Registration for 2019-2020 starts Feb. 7
Academic Calendar for 2019-20 finalized
Posted on 01/25/2019
The School Board approved the 2019-20 Academic Calendar at the Board Meeting on January 22.  READ MORE... about Academic Calendar for 2019-20 finalized
LIVEGREEN Week - February 4-8
Posted on 01/24/2019
Celebrate sustainability in District 197 with a week of fun activities!  READ MORE... about LIVEGREEN Week - February 4-8
District receives clean audit for 2017-18 finances
Posted on 01/11/2019
Independent auditing firm Malloy, Montague, Karnowski, Radosevich & Co., PA, (MMKR) has given School District 197 a “clean opinion” of its finances for 2017-18.  READ MORE... about District receives clean audit for 2017-18 finances
Kindergarten Registration for 2019-20 starts January 17
Posted on 12/18/2018
Kindergarten Registration at all District 197 elementary schools for 2019-20 will start on January 17 with an open house event at each building. After January 17 families can register at each school in the main office.  READ MORE... about Kindergarten Registration for 2019-20 starts January 17
Somerset’s SPIFF program celebrates 30 years of friendships
Posted on 11/20/2018
Special Pals in Fun Friendships (SPIFF), a program that pairs 2nd grade students with older adults, is responsible for creating nearly 2,000 friendships over the past three decades.  READ MORE... about Somerset’s SPIFF program celebrates 30 years of friendships

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